Gideon's Army

"Everyone deserves the best defense. They fight to provide it."

This is a documentary that follows three hard working public defenders. Travis, Brandy and June are the three young attorneys the film centers around. They are young, idealistic and went into the field and the public defenders office to give a voice to those that generally have no voice. The people that are poor and accused of often times violent crimes, and are facing long prison sentences. The film follows the lawyers, dealing with their clients, and preparing for court, they are paid very little and work hard for their ideals that they feel are important then having other types of jobs.

NR
| 2013 | 1 hr 36 min | 7.7/10
Director
Nyree Dawn Porter
Language
English
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